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whistle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 08:19 AM
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Philippines experienced a 6.0 earthquke followed by a second
...with a magnitude of 5.7 a little over an hour ago

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/eqcenter/recenteqsww/Maps/10...

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Magnitude 6.0 - PHILIPPINE ISLANDS REGION

2006 October 9 10:01:46 UTC
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Earthquake Details
Magnitude 6.0 (Strong)
Date-Time Monday, October 9, 2006 at 10:01:46 (UTC)
= Coordinated Universal Time
Monday, October 9, 2006 at 6:01:46 PM
= local time at epicenter Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones

Location 20.664N, 120.039E
Depth 10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program
Region PHILIPPINE ISLANDS REGION
Distances 205 km (130 miles) W of Basco, Batan Islands, Philippines
215 km (135 miles) S of Kao-hsiung, Taiwan
510 km (320 miles) SSW of T'AI-PEI, Taiwan
675 km (420 miles) N of MANILA, Philippines

Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 6 km (3.7 miles); depth fixed by location program
Parameters Nst=141, Nph=141, Dmin=420.5 km, Rmss=0.9 sec, Gp= 32,
M-type=moment magnitude (Mw), Version=6
Source USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)

Event ID ustqag

This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.

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Magnitude 5.7 - PHILIPPINE ISLANDS REGION

2006 October 9 11:08:28 UTC
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shadow 99 Donating Member (41 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 08:26 AM
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1. Blame NK. NT
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The Wielding Truth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 08:33 AM
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2. Or maybe there was no NK test? Maybe that was just an earthquake,too?
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jus_the_facts Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 08:37 AM
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3. There was a 4.5 near Mr. Rainier yesterday...LBN article.....
:scared:

http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.ph...


Minor Quake Strikes Near Mount Rainier
By Associated Press

October 8, 2006, 1:24 AM EDT

SEATTLE -- A magnitude 4.5 earthquake rattled homes east of Mount Rainier on Saturday night, but no injuries or damage were immediately reported.

The quake struck just before 8 p.m. about 7 miles east of the mountain's summit, said Tom Yelin of the University of Washington Seismology Laboratory.


Yelin said he did not think the quake was associated with any volcanic activity. >>>snip

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